- Mesut Ozil could be on his way to join MLS side DC United when the January 2020 transfer window opens
- His representative is said to be ready to meet DC United chiefs over a possible move for the German star
- DC United want Mesut Ozil to replace Englishman Wayne Rooney who has left for the club
Arsenal superstar Mesut Ozil could reportedly make a big move to MLS side DC United as a replacement for former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.
Englishman Wayne Rooney recently took up a position of player-coach at Championship club Derby County where he replaces Frank Lampard who is now Chelsea manager.
And according to the report on UK Sun citing respected US journalist Steven Goff, Ozil could be the marquee name replacing the former England star over in the US.
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Goff reports that: "One of Ozil's reps will meet with DCU officials next week in Washington."
Should they agree any deal in their meetings, then it means Mesut Ozil will have to stay at the Emirates stadium until January 2020 before he can leave.
Earning around £350,000-a-week at Arsenal and plying his trade in the US will be one of the few places that could afford to pay such amount.
Wayne Rooney was reported to have been convinced to move back to the UK by wife Coleen who wants their four boys to grow up closer their home in Cheshire.
“I am very excited about the opportunity that Derby County have provided me with.
“I am looking forward to joining Phillip Cocu, his coaching staff and the first-team squad from the start of January,'' Rooney explained according to UK Sun.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Wayne Rooney finally made a sensational return to England as he joins Championship side Derby County as a coach-player.
The former Manchester United and Everton striker will look to replace Frank Lampard who is currently Chelsea's manager.
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